Have you ever asked these questions?
God, where are you?
God, why haven’t you shown up by now?
God, don’t you have a better plan – than this?
God, you need to come through for me. What do I need to do?
I’ve asked this a lot. After all the battles I’ve gone through (health, mental, financial and emotional), I’ve asked this time and time again. In fact, I’ve fretted and tried to figure out why God isn’t doing what I want him to.
He usually answers back with something like this:
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways,
As the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Is. 55:8-9)
As if He is saying, “Daughter, lay down your demands for predictability and safety to come, follow me.”
Jesus is always inviting us somewhere. The question is – will we go?
You know, we don’t make just one decision to follow Jesus and throw in the towel. We do it again-and-again, day-after-day, minute-by-minute. We do it everytime we choose to disagree with the mayhem we see, in order to believe the truth of God’s Word within our mind.
This is following Jesus. This is being Battle Ready.
Being Battle Ready is getting to this question: “God, how in the world do I leave it all behind, to follow you, yet again?”
Being willing to accept a new plan.
Moving forward with it.
Fighting enemies attacks.
Pushing back against lies.
Seizing truth in our heart, through practical ways.
Giving love out to the world.
When we do this faith comes easy. Believing the God-0f-miracles happens more seamlessly.
I wrote my upcoming book, Battle Ready: Train your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt and Live Victoriously, because I wanted a clear-cut plan to know what to do – when my mind went ballistic because it “didn’t know what to do”. Why? Because, I’ve gone through battle after battle, relationship problem after relationship problem, health concern after health concern. You name it, I’ve probably faced it.
I wanted strategy on how to stay close, strong, confident and steadfast. I wanted to get pro-active rather than reactive. I wanted to learn how to really allow God’s truth, promises and scripture to dwell in my mind.
While writing this book, God laid out scriptural plans, bible verses, how-to steps, habit-changing tips. I discovered how to create a personalized Battle Plan. You’ll create your-own Battle Plan too.
Want the insiders track to progress? Want to get all my exclusive freebies, devotionals, scripture on battle, little insights, live prayer meetings, plus join a band of women on-fire for Jesus?
Consider joining my launch team (Yes, YOU!!! All are welcome!).
Get the inside scoop on the book. Printables. Video devotionals. Live prayer with Kelly. My arsenal of Battle-scripture. Group-support. All the Pre-order bonuses. Weekly accountability. A physical thought-changing gift. A Mini-Prayer Journal.
You’ll do little things, like:
Sharing the book with your small group or women’s minister
Spreading the word about it on social media.
Writing an Amazon review (which is so helpful).
Encouraging my heart.
Sharing it with your people (if you are a blogger)
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I love this line Kelly:
“Jesus is always inviting us somewhere. The question is – will we go?”
I echo Isaiah’s response to God’s call: “Here am I Lord, send me!”
So excited to be on your launch team! Praying for God to bless the work of your hands.
“You know, we don’t make just one decision to follow Jesus and throw in the towel. We do it again-and-again, day-after-day, minute-by-minute. We do it everytime we choose to disagree with the mayhem we see, in order to believe the truth of God’s Word within our mind.” So good and so true! Praying your new book reaches many who need to read it. laurensparks.net
Thank you Kelly for hosting & for sharing your Battles…
Remember you’re always welcome to drop by for a cup of inspiration!
Kelly – It is so important that we take a stand against the enemy and armor up and be battle ready! And, It is so true that we all need a battle plan. I am excited for you and your new book, to help people achieve a battle plan to combat the enemy so they will be ready to face him, when he comes. Thanks for the linkup and praying for you and your new book!
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If we really believe God has our best in mind and that He knows the end from the beginning, we should always be willing to go or to go another direction. But … sometimes we question and second guess, don’t we? Thanks for hosting and blessings on your book launch.